Top rated rentals — Beaver Island
Destination guide

The tranquil area of Beaver Island awaits your stay

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Beaver Island. This relaxing city allures visitors with its biking and fishing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Seasonal weather averages in Beaver Island

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 64°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Beaver Island

Travelers enjoy Beaver Island for its island views and beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Beaver Island is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pismire Island (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Birch Point (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Jewell Gillespie Park Beach (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Shoe Island (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Hat Island (11.8 mi / 19 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Beaver Island

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 37.5 mi (60.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Beaver Island?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Beaver Island:

  • Take advantage of amenities including beach towels and a fireplace at "Cute Cabin In A Beautiful Wooded Setting". Located around 60 miles from Beaver Island, this property has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • Another great choice is "Cozy Cabin In A Quiet Wooded Setting", which is around 60 miles from Beaver Island. Offering 1 bedroom, an oven and shopping, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Beaver Island vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Beaver Island?

You need only open the door to our tiny house vacation rentals in Beaver Island to discover that great things really do come in small packages. Designed to make use of every square inch of space, these mini wonders deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take time off and clear your mind at "Perfect For Two A Little Hideaway In The Woods. Tiny House". Located in Sawyer, towels and pet-friendly services are just two of the amenities included here.
  • "Gorgeous, Vintage, Crystal Mt Tiny Home" offers plenty of conveniences, including golf and towels. Located in Benzie County, you'll be able to live large in this small but well-designed property.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Beaver Island?

Whether you want to spend your getaway adventuring outdoors or kicking back with your favorite people, Vrbo has attractive log cabins where you can do both. Pack your bags and check out these favorites in and around Beaver Island:

  • "Private Log Cabin Near Shanty Creek Resorts": This is the ideal base to participate in some of the superb outdoor activities in and around the region, including snowboarding and mountain biking.
  • "Log Cabin On Tunnel Of Trees | Lake Michigan View": After a huge day of trying out some popular local pastimes, such as kayaking and hiking and biking, return home to this cozy getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Beaver Island?

Your Monday to Friday will be easier to face if you've got something awesome set up for the weekend. Give yourself something to look forward to by arranging a stay at one of these top weekend getaways in or near Beaver Island:

  • If exploring the great outdoors is a main priority for you, you'll love "Wilderness Setting Near Beautiful Lake Michigan". Around 25 miles east of Beaver Island, it's close to Straits State Park and St. Ignace Golf and Country Club. Top amenities at this retreat include a nearby casino and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Another great option is "Good Hart Retreat Log Home, Lake Views", around 25 miles east of Beaver Island. When you're not kicking back in your rental taking advantage of free toiletries and games, be sure to visit Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal and Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Beaver Island?

Enjoy the vibe and culture of Beaver Island from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you're eager to kick back on your own or have a good time with friends, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment in or near Beaver Island:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Starry Night. Spacious And Relaxing Guesthouse. Wifi. 2 Miles From Town". This vacation rental is an excellent base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including a boat and internet services.
  • Alternatively, spend your vacation at "Lovely Apartment Over Looking Font Lake", which offers conveniences including a microwave oven and internet services.

When it's time to step outside your studio apartment and do some sightseeing, there's plenty to entertain you around Beaver Island. Into art and culture? Swing by Old Town Playhouse and Michigan Legacy Art Park.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Beaver Island?

Whether you're looking for a cozy apartment for two or a vacation home that'll fit the entire family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Beaver Island. These retreats make the perfect base for a quick trip:

  • Close to the center of Beaver Island, "Large Family Home, Perfect For Entertaining" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your cozy digs, get out and explore what's around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "Great Quiet Location - Newly Updated". This comfy, conveniently located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Beaver Island?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Beaver Island that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Put on some soothing music and chill together at "Lake Michigan Beachfront Luxury Home". Around 25 miles from Beaver Island, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a fireplace and a balcony.
  • "Starry Night. Spacious And Relaxing Guesthouse. Wifi. 2 Miles From Town" is another wonderful option that's bound to impress. It's approximately 7 miles from Beaver Island and comes with outdoor furniture and a balcony.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Beaver Island?

From boisterous games of follow the leader to peaceful morning dips, a pool promises plenty of fun for both grown-ups and kids. Score some brownie points with family or friends by booking a house with a place to swim in or near Beaver Island:

  • Topping our list of cool pool retreats is "Inhabit A Hobbit House". Traveling families will feel at home here, with convenient amenities like beach sun loungers and a microwave oven also at hand.
  • "Expansive Views Of The Whole Harbor And Whiskey Point Light House" is another sought-after option. After you've enjoyed a dip with the fam, make use of other conveniences like free toiletries and a toaster.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Beaver Island?

The first phase of any big family trip is searching for the right place to stay. Whether you're organizing a short break with the kids or a multi-generational getaway with relatives, we've got large family vacation rentals in and around Beaver Island with plenty of room for everyone. Here are two popular options to try on for size:

  • Around 25 miles east of Beaver Island, "Lake Michigan Beachfront Luxury Home" has 3 bedrooms that sleep as many as 10 guests. Some amenities here include a kitchen and a balcony.
  • "Good Hart Retreat Log Home, Lake Views" is another vacation rental the whole team will love. Invite as many as 12 friends and family to this escape which comes with 4 bedrooms, a dishwasher, a dining table and more. It's around 25 miles to the east of central Beaver Island.

We know it's tempting, but don't spend your entire vacay kicking back with the fam indoors. Get out and explore some nearby family-friendly attractions, beginning with Adventure Island Family Fun Park.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Beaver Island?

Escape from everyday life and treat your loved ones to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Beaver Island and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "100 Year Old Historical Cabin In Good Hart" - Approximately 20 miles east of central Beaver Island, this family-friendly retreat offers amenities like a barbecue grill and a toaster.
  • "Log Cabin On Tunnel Of Trees | Lake Michigan View" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or longer at this welcoming property, which is around 30 miles to the southeast of Beaver Island. You'll have access to a living room, coffee and tea making facilities and a great deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Beaver Island vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.